teaching resource

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

  • Updated

    Updated:  07 May 2024

Use these adding and subtracting fractions worksheets to enable your students to practise this important skill.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  4 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  6 - 7

  • Differentiated

    Differentiated:  Yes

teaching resource

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

  • Updated

    Updated:  07 May 2024

Use these adding and subtracting fractions worksheets to enable your students to practise this important skill.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  4 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  6 - 7

  • Differentiated

    Differentiated:  Yes

Use these adding and subtracting fractions worksheets to enable your students to practise this important skill.

Get Your Students to Add and Subtract Fractions

If your students need more practice adding and subtracting fractions with like and unlike denominators, you have come to the right place!

This set of two worksheets has been developed to help your students strengthen their addition and subtraction skills when fractions are involved. Each page contains 10 equations for students to solve. The equations are a mix of addition and subtraction questions, teaching your students the importance of looking closely at the operation sign before solving!

  • Page 1 – This page contains questions that require students to add and subtract like fractions, that is, fractions with the same denominator.
  • Page 2 – This page contains questions that require students to add and subtract unlike fractions, that is, fractions with different denominators.

Answers for teachers are also provided to make marking quick and easy!

Choose the worksheet that best suits the concept you are teaching, or provide different worksheets to different students depending on their ability.

Multiple Uses for These Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

These adding and subtracting fractions worksheets can be used in numerous ways in your primary school maths classroom. Here are just a handful of suggestions from our experienced teacher team:

  • Independent Practice – Once students know how to add and subtract fractions, provide them with a copy of the worksheets to complete independently.
  • Homework Task – Send the worksheets home as a homework assignment. Have the worksheets signed by a parent; this ensures parents have sighted the worksheets and are therefore being  informed of the concepts students are addressing in class.
  • Formative Assessment – Once the students have completed the worksheets, use them as a formative assessment to gauge individual mastery and tailor future lessons accordingly.

Download These Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

These adding and subtracting fractions worksheets download as either an easy-to-print PDF or an editable Google Slides file.

As the resource contains answer pages, we recommend downloading one copy of the entire file, then removing the answer pages before making further copies.

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